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Teacher fired for watching porn at school gets job back

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A teacher fired after being caught watching pornography on a school computer is getting his job back.

Andrew Harris was fired in 2010 and six other district employees were suspended for viewing and sharing porn and sexually inappropriate material on district computers.

His teacher's union fought on his behalf, arguing that the punishment was too harsh.

A judge agreed. Harris will now teach at a middle school. Taxpayers will also have to pay $200,000 in back pay to Harris.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.

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